You cannot have a contemporary prison without contemporary furniture.

Dec 242018

What is privilege? A term — beloved by parents, nuns, schoolmarms, jailers — to describe what doesn’t belong to you, and can be revoked at any time without reason or warning.

Nov 262018

Inside every thin man is a fat man struggling to get out.

Nov 212018

To the befuddled I recommend a serene air of quiet dignity.

Nov 122018

Intolerance, n.   Insufficient deference to received opinion.

Oct 262018

What’s the alternative? Nothing. Nothing is always the alternative. Usually it is the best alternative.

Oct 222018

To get along with children, treat them like adults; to get along with adults, treat them like children.

Oct 192018

There’s no point in betting what both parties can readily afford to lose.

Oct 092018

First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win, and then they block you.

Sep 272018

Today a man removes his headphones where once he doffed his hat.

Sep 112018

The less use the profession, the more prizes it gives itself; perfect uselessness being, as we observe in Hollywood, a continuous awards ceremony.